EMILY POST(modern)

September 8, 2015

Happy Day-After-Labor Day everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful day yesterday celebrating both the end of summer as well as all the people out there who get up every morning and go to work.  I sure am grateful to those people because while they're kicking major but...

April 28, 2015

So in light of recently being added to the list “Mississippi Celebrities” on Twitter alongside the likes of Britney Spears, Channing Tatum, and OPRAH (oh my goodness Oprah, I’ve made it, y’all), I thought it only appropriate that I actually start tweeting again (shamel...

March 15, 2015

Good evening, all.  Your friendly neighborhood Emily Post(modern) is back with another lesson in etiquette.

I've been in Los Angeles for two weeks now and have been enjoying the warm weather more than I can possibly say.  It is truly remarkable what some blue sky and su...

February 18, 2015

Good afternoon, all... and welcome to my first entry as Emily Post(modern).  Today, I will be covering an etiquette issue that is very near and dear to my heart:

Manners for

Dining at Chipotle

As one who dines in this culinary establishment quite often, I can't help...

February 4, 2015

Since beginning this blog a year ago, many people have called me a "Modern Day Emily Post".  Any debutante would consider this the ultimate compliment, and I am no exception.  Emily Post is the epitome of grace and elegance and is the face of all things having to do wi...

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My name is Mary Lane Haskell and my two "claims to fame" are that I have Dolly Parton's fax number and that Reese Witherspoon once liked a post on my Instagram.  I am an actor, a writer, and a profound Chipotle enthusiast making my way in Los Angeles while trying to stay true to my family's southern roots, all with grace and a touch a good humor.  I'm so glad you're here!